Return to School Plan
2021-2022 School Opening Information
Together, we have faced one of the most challenging circumstances we’ve ever encountered, and the key to our success has been and will continue to be the support and cooperation of the entire Archbishop Carroll community. We look forward to a year full of growth and discovery. Thank you in advance for doing your part to help ensure the safety of all.
2021 Reopening Plan
Ensure the health and safety of our school community while continuing to provide an innovative and Catholic values-based educational experience in accordance with CDC and PA Department of Health Guidelines.
Pandemic TeamDr. Tricia Scott, President
Full 5 day a week instruction
Social Distancing / Masks
More information will come shortly
ClassroomsDesks will have a minimum of three feet spacing in all directions
Individual desks will be used for seating in the cafeteria with a minimum of three-feet spacing in all directions
Signage will be posted throughout hallways, offices, classrooms, and the cafeteria to remind students of social distancing and mask guidelines. Hand-washing signage will be posted in bathrooms.
Sharing of MaterialsStudents will not be permitted to share electronic devices.
TransportationStudents will be expected to follow guidelines set by local districts for bussing.
Athletics / Student Life
Teams will be encouraged to come dressed for practices and games to limit the use of the locker room. Any shared equipment must be wiped down between uses. Students will be provided with wipes and sanitizing spray.
Athletic areas will have extra cleaning and sanitation and healthy routines such as hand washing and use of hand sanitizer will be encouraged.
Student-athletes will be instructed not to have any unnecessary contact such as high fives, handshakes, and fist bumps.
School transportation of student-athletes will employ social distancing and carpooling of anyone except for immediate family members is strongly discouraged.
Schools will be encouraged to adjust their playing schedules when possible in an effort to reduce travel, limit large gatherings, and mitigate risk.
All students and staff should check their health before coming to school.
Students, staff, or visitors who become sick will be isolated in rooms 101 and 103.
Students or staff who test positive for COVID-19 with symptoms may return after 3 days with no fever, and respiratory symptoms have improved, and it’s been at least 10 days since symptoms first appeared, and it’s been at least 10 days have passed since testing.
COVID-19 cases are reported to the Delaware County Department of Health
Students will be provided the opportunity to learn remotely until it is safe for them to return to school.
Reopening and Safety Plans will be posted to the Archbishop Carroll website and updated accordingly.
Communication regarding any positive cases in the Archbishop Carroll community will come through the principal’s office under the guidance of the Office of Catholic Education and the Montgomery County Department of Health.
- UPDATED 11/19/20: PA Dept. of Health Order Regarding Mitigation Related to Travel
- Archbishop Carroll Full Phased School Reopening, Health & Safety Plan
- Carroll and AOP School Reopening Videos
- Archdiocese of Philadelphia - Covid-19 Information
Symptoms of Coronavirus (CDC)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PA Department of Education – PreK-12 Guidance
AoPTech e-Learning Resources